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Geophagus in a Bare Bottom? 2 weeks 16 hours ago #71415

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I know they prefer a substrate, but anyone keeping them in a bare bottom? Would I expect issues if I tried?

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Geophagus in a Bare Bottom? 2 weeks 15 hours ago #71418

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Substrate is prefered because it's there natural way to feed. They vac in, filter fine gained Sand from food and spit it out.
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Geophagus in a Bare Bottom? 2 weeks 14 hours ago #71421

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You can get by without a substrate, but I wouldn't recommend it for this particular species. They can be somewhat finicky and delicate and you want them to feel comfortable.
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